COVID19 Crises Continues: J&K records sharpest single-day spike of 5443 fresh cases with 50 more deaths

COVID19 Crises Continues: J&K records sharpest single-day spike of 5443 fresh cases with 50 more deaths

Jammu and Kashmir on Friday recorded its biggest single-day jump of 5,443 COVID-19 cases that pushed its infection tally to 2,06,954 while 50 more fatalities took the death toll to 2,612, officials said. Of the fresh cases, 1,868 were reported from the Jammu division and 3,575 from the Kashmir division of the union territory, they said. Srinagar district recorded the highest number of fresh cases at 1,071, followed by 639 in Jammu and 568 in Anantnag. There are 44,307 active COVID-19 cases in Jammu and Kashmir, while 1,60,035 patients have…

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COVID19 Blast: With 37 Deaths & 4650 Fresh cases coronavirus crises taking urgly turn across J&K

The Jammu and Kashmir Union territory on Tuesday witnessed 37 deaths due to Covid pandemic while 4,650 fresh positive cases highest since pandemic were also reported, taking the number of total active cases in the UT to 37,302 . With 37 more deaths the death toll in the UT has reached to 2,457 and the active cases continue to increase and the recovery rate decreases with each passing day. 4,650 fresh positive cases reported on Tuesday pushed the tally of positive cases to 191,869. Of the exact number of 191,869…

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J&K records highest daily spike of 3164 COVID19 Cases, 25 Deaths; DAK urges Govt to impose ‘Lockdown’, Section 144 CrPC in Srinagar

A record 3164 people have tested positive for novel coronavirus and 25 persons succumbed to the virus in the Jammu and Kashmir as per the government’s latest daily figure for last 24 hours on Tuesday. Previously, the highest daily count was recorded on April 25 when 2381 people had tested positive for the virus.Regarding the fresh deaths, they said, 15 were from Jammu Division and 10 from Kashmir Valley. Among the 3164 new cases, official sources told that 1030 were from Jammu Division and 2134 from Kashmir Valley, taking the…

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COVID19 Spike continues; 1516 fresh cases and six deaths recorded from across J&K

Amidst a spike in COVID-19 cases, the government has asked all the concerned departments to seek help from public influencers including religious leaders, youth icons, public representatives in order to encourage people to take the vaccination. In a review meeting regarding the emerging COVID-19 situation in Kashmir, Divisional Commissioner P K Pole stressed upon all the districts to have an effective and meaningful IEC campaign regarding COVID-19 vaccination so that desired outcome is achieved in breaking the chain of Covid-19 infection. Pole directed all the respective district commissioners, director tourism,…

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J&K Breaks Records; Six fatalities with 812 new covid cases reported in last 24 Hours

Six more COVID-19 patients have died in Jammu and Kashmir in the past 24-hours while Wednesday reported this year’s highest, 812 fresh cases, pushing the infection tally to 13, 48,27, officials said. Over the past four months, the coronavirus cases reported a downward trend, however as India is witnessing a new surge, JK also sees a rise in daily fresh cases. The six new COVID casualties include four from the Jammu division and two from the Kashmir division. Of the 812 fresh Covid-19 cases, 465 are from Kashmir and 347…

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J&K records 461 fresh covid cases, 4 Deaths; 39 Students, 5 School staff test positive in Budgam

For the first time this year, the daily Covid count in Jammu and Kashmir crossed 400 For the first time this year, the daily Covid count in Jammu and Kashmir crossed 400. The UT on Thursday recorded 461 infections, the highest daily count after December 8. The new cases have taken the case tally in the Union Territory to 1,31,421. The death toll reached 1,998 with four fresh fatalities — three in Kashmir and one in Jammu division. For the last seven days, the UT has reported around 200 daily…

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First Delhi bound night flight took off from Srinagar Airport successfully

GoAir completes the trial, Indigo to hold trial today: Dir Airport The first night flight was operated from Srinagar Airport tonight by Go Air to New Delhi at 1915 hrs. Principal Secretary Industries and Commerce, Ranjan Prakash Thakur who was present on the occasion greeted the crew of the flight and other ground personnel. Speaking on the occasion, the Principal Secretary said that the start of the night operations from Srinagar is the dawn of a new era as it will improve air connectivity to Jammu and Kashmir. He added…

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Srinagar observed Shutdown upon EU delegation’s visit, Bunkers vanished overnight from Srinagar

Military Bunkers vanish overnight in Srinagar Lal Chowk, the commercial nerve centre of Kashmir’s main city Srinagar, observed a shutdown on Wednesday as a delegation of foreign envoys, including ambassadors and diplomats from the European Union, arrived in the city. Markets in the city’s central hub were shut and traffic maintained a thin movement. Several parts of Srinagar’s downtown also remained shut while government forces’ personnel were deployed in the Nowhatta area. The security deployment was heavy and a large number of the government force’ personnel patrolled the city. The…

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No let-up in chill across Kashmir Valley, Gulmarg freezes at -12 °C

The meteorological department has predicted a two-day fresh snowfall in higher reaches from 31st January. Deputy Director MeT Mukhtar Ahmad told Kashmir Post that they are expecting light snowfall in mountains on 31st January and it will be followed by another spell of light to moderate snowfall from 2-3 February. “Western disturbances shall likely affect Jammu and Kashmir from 31st January-1st February, which may cause light snowfall on higher reaches. However, it would not have any major effect on plains,” he said. Mukhtar said this would be followed by another…

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At -8.4 Srinagar records coldest night in 30 years freezing Dal Lake partially

The lowest temperature ever recorded in Srinagar was minus 14.4 degrees Celsius in 1893. A major portion of Kashmir’s famous Dal Lake and several other water bodies froze on Thursday as the cold wave in the valley continued with Srinagar recording the coldest night in 30 years, officials said here. Srinagar recorded a low of minus 8.4 degrees Celsius, which was the coldest temperature recorded in the city in 30 years, an official of the MET department said. He said while Srinagar had recorded minus 8.3 degrees Celsius in 1995,…

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